Performers Wilco, Mavis Staples, Bill T. Jones and many others are on the Mass MoCA docket, as are artists Steffani Jemison, Tanja Hollander, and Elizabeth King. 2017 looks to be a blowout year for the North Adams museum as it continues to grow in size and impact.
Two Christmas choices. At the Ghent Playouse, you can replicate the British panto tradition while further upstate, at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY they celebrate the tastes, sights, and sounds of a Traditional French Christmas.
Be aware that this is not your traditional maudlin Christmas Carol tale by Dickens – the Loons take full advantage of every opportunity to make mayhem with Dickens’ ghosts and misers (and especially a certain mewling tyke with a crutch.)
BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons—expanding his commitment to Tanglewood—leads ten programs over four weeks, opening with Mahler’s 2nd on July 7 and closing the summer with Beethoven’s 9th, August 27—plus a full-length concert performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold on July 15. Our preview and weekly highlights.
As the days grow shorter and the snow begins to fly, gardeners take to their seed catalogs and dream of Spring. Audiences immerse themselves in traditional Nutcrackers, English style pantos, Messiah sings and the ever-reliable Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. But what really gets us through the next six months are the announcements of the…
The Last Waltz LIVE is a re-creation of The Band’s classic concert film, featuring The Rev Tor Band (accompanied by a full horn section) along with a cast of local, regional, and national artists as the film’s special guests. Beyond a tribute show, but rather a powerful community event.
A musical feast to equal Thanksgiving dinner, our hills are alive with the sound of music this November.